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John 'Junior' Gotti stabbed during dispute outside Long Island CVS, sources say

John 'Junior' Gotti at a press conference in 2011 Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images/Entertainment

(CBS) NEW YORK - Former New York mobster John 'Junior' Gotti was stabbed Sunday night on Long Island, sources tell CBS New York.

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Sources tell the station Gotti checked into the hospital and stated that he was stabbed in the stomach Sunday at around 9:45 p.m. in the parking lot of a CVS in Syosset while trying to break up a fight.

'Junior' Gotti is the son of the notorious late Gambino crime family boss John Gotti.

The younger Gotti has been tried four times for rackateering since 2005. Each trial ended in a hung jury.

He says he left organized crime in 1999.

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